Dr. Makky, is a clinical assistant professor, and the director of the Molecular and Cellular Research Core at the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Marquette University. The Core is a collaborative research facility involved in assisting with the molecular aspects of ongoing research projects in the department.
Currently Dr. Makky is teaching Human and applied Medical Genetics and Principles of Human Embryology at the undergraduate level in addition to training the graduate students at the Molecular Research Core.
Dr. Makky received her Masters degree in Biomedical Sciences from Northeastern University in Boston; and her PhD. in Biochemistry from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Prior to joining the faculty at Marquette, Dr. Makky spent time in developmental research as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Pediatrics at MCW. In addition she was an adjunct lecturer at Carroll University teaching different courses including Developmental Biology and Immunology.
Dr. Makky has presented her work on molecular pathways that regulate intestinal development at multiple meetings and has received awards for outstanding research at a national level. Click here for more information about Dr. Makky's research.
Dr. Makky brings her knowledge and expertise in biochemistry and molecular biology research as well as her passion for teaching to Marquette University and will focus her efforts on advancing multiple techniques at the molecular core.